Most people think of the crime of Robbery 18 Pa.C.S.A. 3701, as a situation where a suspect robs a bank or takes property from a victim at gun point. This is not correct. Robbery is essentially the taking of property from another by force or threat of force. So a person can be arrested for Robbery even if they take property from someone by merely scaring them. Robbery can also be committed by the taking of property from another by force however slight. What does this mean? It means that pick pocketing can and is considered a Robbery, albeit a lesser degree thereof. Carjacking or Robbery of a Motor Vehicle 18 Pa.C.S.A. 3702, as it is identified in Pennsylvania, is an extremely serious offense and constitutes a Felony of the 1st Degree. Robberies are prosecuted by both State and Federal authorities. Robberies are extremely serious offenses and convictions for Robbery often result in very harsh sentences. If you are charged with Robbery, you owe it to yourself to have an experienced lawyer represent you in court. We have been representing persons charged with Robbery for nearly forty years.
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